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Tech Investing Now as Inescapable as Trump

By Louis Basenese - May 26, 2017

You’re a tech investor whether you know it or not. These stats prove it. Here’s why that’s the best news ever...

Volatility

Stock Market Lull Calls for Extreme Measures

By Jonathan Rodriguez - May 25, 2017

The market has cooled off considerably since Donald Trump’s presidential election win. But investors are playing a mellow game of wait-and-see as the president’s legislative agenda unfolds. Don’t follow their lead!

Technology

STOCK WARS: Revenge of the Tech

By Jonathan Rodriguez - May 24, 2017

The market’s strongest sector by far — technology — fell 3% in the week after Trump’s election, while the S&P 500 rose 2%. But as this earnings season — the first of Trump’s presidency — has proved so far to investors, it doesn’t always pay to jump the gun…

Brexit

The Pope’s “Disgraceful” Wrath Against Trump

By Louis Basenese - May 23, 2017

Pope Francis recently held a very private meeting deep inside of Vatican City. As to the nature of this highly secretive meeting, we can only speculate. But I adamantly believe that the Pope’s private chat will have profound global consequences. After viewing the attached webcast, you’ll never look at major geopolitical events the same way again.

IPOs

Your IPO “Cheat Sheet” for June

By Martin Hutchinson - May 22, 2017

IPOs are performing admirably in the first half of 2017. Only 10 of 2017’s 46 IPOs are presently under water. With nine more IPOs on the table — led by names like Yeti, Biohaven Pharmaceuticals, and G1 Therapeutics — let’s dive deeper into IPOs.

Britain

Conspiracy-Buster Edition – The Deep State

By Louis Basenese - May 19, 2017

British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Snap Election on June 8 is ready to decide Brexit’s fate. But the results could also trigger a massive one-day gain using something we call “Churchill’s Ladder.”

Brexit

Hell Freezes Over…

By Louis Basenese - May 18, 2017

This geopolitical event — Britain’s Snap Election — is set to trigger one of two potential outcomes. Now, imagine striking it rich regardless of which outcome occurs. Win both ways? When hell freezes over, right? Not when you see this…

Buybacks

The Hard Truth About Stock Buybacks

By Martin Hutchinson - May 16, 2017

Warren Buffett believes that stock buybacks destroy shareholder value. Others think it’s a bullish sign when a company is hoarding its own shares. I asked my senior analyst, Martin Hutchinson, to give us the final word on buybacks.

Pink Sheets

Decoding the Cryptic “Pink Sheets”

By Louis Basenese - May 15, 2017

Over 3,300 companies trade on the Nasdaq. Another 2,800 trade on the New York Stock Exchange. And the IPO market adds more companies to the mix every quarter. But many investors are surprised to learn that another dynamic niche of the market exists. I’m talking about the “Pink Sheets.”

Friday Charts

Friday Charts: More Apple Domination and Volatility’s Strange Disappearance

By Louis Basenese - May 12, 2017

This week, I’ve handpicked two charts to convey Apple’s current – and likely continued – dominance. Then, it’s on to a handful of graphics that underscore the shocking disappearance of market volatility in a time of so much political uncertainty. Is it time for investors to rejoice or run for cover?

Retirement

Dangerous Retirement Myth – BUSTED

By Jonathan Rodriguez - May 11, 2017

A large number of Americans lack the money to truly enjoy their golden years. In fact, nearly half of U.S. families are without any retirement savings at all, according to the Economic Policy Institute. But there’s an easy way to give your savings a boost. We just need to clear one thing up first…

Auto Industry

Sudden Transformation Hits Automobile Industry

By Jonathan Rodriguez - May 10, 2017

With Tesla’s massive growth recently, we could be looking at the death of the combustible engine within the next decade. And almost every car maker on Earth is working towards building cars that drive themselves. Even the very way we buy cars has changed. Here’s how to cash in on the shift.